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McGregor-Bennett plays overtime hero to lift Spruce Kings over Smoke Eaters

The weekend triple-header between the PG Spruce Kings and Trail Smoke Eaters is now tied at one game each with last night’s (Saturday) Spruce Kings’ 4-3 overtime win.

Owen Goodbrand opened the scoring for the Spruce Kings in front of 786 fans at the Kopar Memorial Arena, with less than a minute to go in the first period.

Ty Gagno and Jack Stockfish scored for the Spruce Kings as well, with Stockfish’s marker coming shorthanded.

The Smoke Eaters answered back with a pair in the third, including a penalty shot goal from Brady Hunter, his second of the night.

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Evan Bushy scored the tying goal on the powerplay.

In the extra frame, Kilian McGregor-Bennett needed just 14 seconds to seal the overtime win for the Spruce Kings.

The full box score can be found here.

The Spruce Kings (19-14-2-1) now sit fifth in the BCHL’s Interior Division, one point behind the Salmon Arm Silverbacks (19-14-3-1).

The full BCHL standings can be found here.

The Spruce Kings and Smoke Eaters will wrap up their triple-header with a matinee this afternoon at 3:00.

The Spruce Kings will then head out on a three-game road trip next weekend.

The full Spruce Kings schedule can be found here.

 

 

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